Seacrets Wins Favorite Bar And Leach Top Chef

OCEAN CITY – The 2008 Restaurant Association of Maryland “Stars of the Industry” Awards Gala was held last week, bringing recognition to several local businesses that received nominations and yielding two award winners from the area. The 54th Annual McCormick & Company “Stars of the Industry” awards celebration and awards presentation took place on April… Read more »

AGH, PRMC Join Critical Care Partnership

BERLIN – Faced with the same shortages of critical care doctors plaguing hospitals across the state and nation, officials from Atlantic General Hospital (AGH) and Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) announced this week the facilities are joining a partnership with other rural hospitals in the area to combine resources through technological advances.AGH and PRMC officials… Read more »

Assateague Gets Fed’s Matching Funds

ASSATEAGUE – Assateague Island National Seashore got a much needed financial shot in the arm last week when federal officials announced the park was one of 76 national parks across the country to receive Centennial Challenge matching funds.The National Parks Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016, and in preparation for the centennial, the… Read more »

Berlin Offers Tax Amnesty Month

BERLIN – A handful of property owners owing back real estate taxes to the town of Berlin will now be able to pay those taxes without penalties or interest after the Mayor and Council approved a tax amnesty period this week.Property owners still owing taxes from 2005-2006 now have until June 1 to pay their… Read more »

Comp. Plan Process Begins In Berlin

BERLIN – Over 45 citizens, a standing room crowd, turned out for the first visioning meeting for the Berlin Comprehensive Plan this week.“It’s the biggest one I’ve worked with on the Eastern Shore,” said planning consultant Tim Bourcier of Davis, Bowen, and Friedel, who has been hired to write the new comprehensive plan. “We need… Read more »

Good Start Reported For ‘Dirt’ Program

BERLIN – The “Get The Dirt Out” program has already yielded results although no volunteers have yet been trained as sediment run-off monitors.A citizen in Public Landing, east of Snow Hill, reported a sediment run-off problem to the Assateague Coastkeeper, resulting in a Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) enforcement letter sent to the landowner.“Somebody… Read more »